About the Authors

Lawrence O. Gostin

gostin@law.georgetown.edu

Affiliation O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Eric A. Friedman

Affiliation O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Gorik Ooms

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Thomas Gebauer

Affiliation Medico International, Frankfurt, Germany

Narendra Gupta

Affiliation Prayas, Chittorgarh, India

Devi Sridhar

Affiliation Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Wang Chenguang

Affiliation Tsinghua University Law School, Beijing, China

John-Arne Røttingen

Affiliation Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway and Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

David Sanders

Affiliation School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Competing Interests

Thomas Gebauer works for Medico International, a Germany-based nongovernmental organization. No other author declares a competing interest.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft: EAF LO. Contributed to writing the paper: LOG EAF GO TG NG DS WC J-AR DS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: LOG EAF GO TG NG DS WC J-AR DS. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: LOG EAF GO TG NG DS WC J-AR DS.